AWARDED TO EDWARD IV ~ ORDER OF THE GOLDEN FLEECE ~ CREATED BY THE DUKE OF BURGUNDY IN 1430. OBJECTIVE IS TO BRING FORTH PEOPLE OF EXCEPTIONAL QUALITY & INFLUENCE THAT COULD STRENGTHEN THE COHERENCE OF THE TERRITORIAL POSSESSIONS OF THE HOUSE OF BURGUNDY.
Franz Joseph Order, Knight's Cross badge, mounted on military ribbon.
Collane des Ordens vom Goldenen Vlies 2. - 3. Drittel 15. Jahrhundert This is the only surviving neck chain from the early period of the Order of the Golden Fleece.
Fidel Castro and Che Guevara - 1959 Turned Cuba into a communist country
Spain, Golden Fleece Order, collar L. 116cm, pendant 28 x 24 mm, belonged to king João VI of Portugel, Spada Collection. Detail pendant.
Alois Alzheimer - Wikipedia
after re-capturing the pecs and destroying the suleiman bridge 1664, nikola zrinski became famoused in all of europe the spanish king philip IV sent him the order of the golden fleece, and france's king louis XIV created him a peer.